Michael Glikson - EHRA/EAPCI position statement; recommendations and consensus
About this lecture
Driving factors and main considerations for the LAA occlusion consensus paper. Also summary of main recommendations, including training & proctoring.
David Hildick Smith - What’s new: clinical data published and presented since last year
New clinical data for left atrial appendage occlusion therapy, presented & published in 2016. Includes a critical review of the Stroke Prevention section in the 2016 ESC Atrial Fibrillation guidelines.
Matthew Price - What’s new: cost effectiveness and health economics
Why might LAA occlusion therapy be cost effective, despite a high procedural cost? This presentation is an overview of the health economics data available for left atrial appendage closure therapy.